TEAM NEWS: CHELSEA V ATLETICO MADRID

Posted on: Fri 31 Aug 2012

Ramires returns to the starting line-up at the expense of Ryan Bertrand for our Uefa Super Cup game in Monaco, while Victor Moses is on the bench.

The Brazilian midfielder was a substitute against Newcastle but is recalled, meaning Juan Mata moves back to the left wing and Eden Hazard continues behind lone striker Fernando Torres.

David Luiz and Gary Cahill continue in John Terry's enforced absence, he is suspended.

Atletico Madrid have Falcao leading the line, and our on-loan goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois between the sticks.

Chelsea are expected to line up in the following 4-2-3-1 formation:

1 Petr Cech
2 Branislav Ivanovic
24 Gary Cahill
4 David Luiz
3 Ashley Cole
12 John Mikel Obi
8 Frank Lampard
7 Ramires
17 Eden Hazard
10 Juan Mata
9 Fernando Torres

Subs: 22 Ross Turnbull, 34 Ryan Bertrand, 6 Oriol Romeu, 16 Raul Meireles, 11 Oscar, 13 Victor Moses, 23 Daniel Sturridge.

Atletico are expected to match our 4-2-3-1.

Courtois; Juanfran, Miranda, Godin, Filipe Luis; Mario Suarez, Gabi; Adrian Lopez, Koke, Arda Turan; Falcao.

Subs: Asenjo, Garcia, Rodriguez, Silvio, Diaz, Costa, Emre.

The referee is Damir Skomina from Slovenia.